Credit default swaps on the troubled Irish bank widen by four percentage points
In the wake of Portugal’s successful bond auction of almost €1.25 billion yesterday, credit default swaps (CDSs) on eurozone sovereigns continue to trade down
Weakness in Europe's banks will cause the region's credit markets to lag the US in the coming months, according to BNP Paribas' global head of credit research and strategy, Robert McAdie.
The chief economist of Zurich Financial Services believes there is the political will necessary to protect the eurozone over the long term
Eurozone faces stunning economic and financial challenges, says Julian Callow, chief European economist at Barclays Capital.
The cost of insuring against Irish and Belgian state defaults reaches unprecedented levels
The new safe haven
Internal markets directorate publishes consultation paper calling for senior bondholder haircuts in resolution regimes; analysts worry move could further disrupt funding for troubled banks
Swiss National Bank excludes Irish sovereign debt and that of some Irish banks from list of collateral eligible for open market operations
The cost of insuring against a default by the Bank of Ireland rose today, as the Swiss central bank stopped accepting the bonds of Irish banks as collateral
Threat to A1 credit rating of the Portuguese government raises cost of credit default swaps.
China’s first steps
The cost of insuring against a default of Ireland's major banks went up today, despite yesterday's aid package agreed by parliament.
Debt protection costs fall in peripheral Eurozone nations, but continue to rise in Germany.
Risk perception of German debt continued a week-long rise, on fears of the country's exposure to fellow eurozone members with weaker finances.
The cost of insuring against an Irish government default rose today as Fitch lowered its Ireland rating to BBB+
Market analysis: Correlation and default
CDSs on Ireland, Portugal, Italy, Hungary and Spain increased over the weekend, while the cost of protection against Greek default fell.
The cost of insuring against a default of peripheral European states continued to fall today, after peaking at record highs on Tuesday.
Standard Chartered has reopened its Start collateralised loan obligation programme for the first time since the global finance crisis spread to Asia. The bank has shed $1.25 billion of credit risk related primarily to loans extended to counterparties...
Banks look to securitisation of counterparty credit risk
Basel to overhaul CVA capital calculation